(1) Mideast war - Israeli tanks drive across Sinai, capture West Bank and old Jerusalem; Moshe Dayan led battle plan; Arthur Goldberg introduces peace plan in Un in New York City, Abba Eban blamed Nasser, cease-fire resolution adopted, short by decisive mideast war to be followed by diplomatic struggle (2) Nigeria vs Biafra in Africa, even women volunteer for military service (3) New York bank sells state lottery tickets (4) Navy Skyhawk jet attacks North Vietnam from carrier Kitty Hawk (5)...
(1) "Lest secret information of the Allied moves be smuggled into neutral Eire by Axis agents, Yank and British patrols are on the double alert on the border of North Ireland, Ulster and Eire. The innocent native folk cheerfully produce their identifications, amid the rustic beauty of their quiet countryside." (2) Bombs fail to crack Cassino "2,500 Tons of Bombs on Cassino (These historic pictures will be studied by military students for generations to come) Stubborn Germans are...
(1) Ike and Mamie wave to crowd, gives V-sign with Nixon (2) "Cease Fire. Eden Orders Move In Egypt Invasion" - Israeli units move thru Sinai, Gaza Strip; Egyption destroyer captured and towed; Eden speaks, welcomes UN police action; UN General Assembly adopts police action proposal for Mideast (3) refugees cross Austrian frontier as Russians invade Hungary (glitch at start of story) (4) Nova Scotia coal mine disaster (5) Statue of Liberty 70th anniversary (6) Football: UCLA vs... ( 1 reviews )
"Washington DC; In a stirring plea to the nation, on the second anniversary of D-Day, our Chief of Staff lauds our fighting men for the victorious past and calls on the nation's your to enlist." Chief of Staff Ike speaks, just back from tour. (partial newsreel)
Eve of Battle "Universal Newsreel, in full co-operation with the War Department, presents official pictures of the final military preparations for the launching of D-Day. A host of nations engage in the huge task. The invasion, in truth, is a United Nation's effort." (complete newsreel) ( 1 reviews )
Expo 67 the largest world's fair ever opens in Canada, on two man-made islands in St. Lawrence River, on 100th anniversary of Canada, jets fly overhead, waterfalls (partial newsreel) Related dates: April 27, 1967: Inaugural Ceremonies for Expo 67 April 28, 1967: Expo 67 opens to the public May 2, 1967: Release date for this film ( 3 reviews )
Airplane takes off with film of FDR Inauguration, lands in New York City, views of the inaugural parade. "The First Sound Pictures Ever Shown of a Presidential Inauguration. The Brilliant Ceremonies marking The Induction of Franklin D. Roosevelt as the 32nd President of the United States. Striking close-up views of President-elect Roosevelt's arrival at the White House to take President Hoover to the Capitol for the Inaugural ceremony, and the historic ride of the celebrated pair down... ( 2 reviews )
King Alexander and Louis Barthou, Shot Down in Streets of Marseilles by Revolutionists. Furious Spectators Batter Killer to Death As His Victims Die. Alexander Murdered - "Universal Newsreel brings you the First Actual motion pictures of the murder of King Alexander of Jugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Barthou" scenes of the King arriving on cruiser at Marseilles, ride through town, shots, mob beats the assassin, a Croatian. ( 3 reviews )